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“State of the Bays” at Stony Brook Southampton

April 3 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

On Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m, Dr. Christopher Gobler from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University will present his annual lecture “State of the Bays, 2024” in the Duke Lecture Hall inside Chancellor’s Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton campus. Student project presentations will be held before and after Dr. Gobler’s talk from 7 to 7:30 p.m. and from 8:30 to 9 p.m.

Dr. Gobler will highlight the record number of harmful algal bloom-related shellfish bed closures on Long Island in 2023, as well as emerging algal contaminants, in addition to the effect of warming water temperatures on algal blooms and the role of heavy precipitation in the emergence of flesh eating bacteria.

He also promises good news in Stony Brook’s efforts to find solutions to these problems.

239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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